2016 NFL Week 9 Line Moves That Matter

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically Bookmaker and Pinnacle — which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to determine…

2016 College Football Week 10 Line Moves That Matter

Every week in this space we highlight the most interesting line moves at the market-setting offshore sportsbooks — typically Bookmaker and Pinnacle — which take the highest limits and therefore attract the sharpest bettors. By contrasting the opening and current lines with the public betting trends from our seven contributing offshore sportsbooks, we’re able to…

2016 MLB Playoffs: Contrarian Betting Strategies

Editors Note: This article was initially published on October 3, 2016: For anyone who’s unfamiliar with Sports Insights, we track public betting percentages from seven major offshore sportsbooks: 5Dimes, BetDSI, BetUs, Carib, GTBets, SIA and Sportsbook.com. These betting trends reflect real bets placed by real bettors, as opposed to other websites that use “consensus” numbers. By…

2016 NFL Week 9 Opening Line Report

We are now halfway through the NFL season, and the playoff picture is starting to become clearer as the pretenders separate from the contenders. This is also the time where preseason expectations have been thrown out the window and bettors are able to identify top teams based on the merits of their current season performance. The table below shows the…